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have people standing by to answer your questions. i'm joined by dr. steven. thank you for joining us, doctor. over the past 10 years have we seen an increase or decrease in the number of breast cancer cases. >> in the past 10 years we've seen steady decline at the rate of 2% per year. prior to that it was a steady increase, but, still, this year we expect 230,000 women in the united states to be diagnosed with breast cancer and about 40,000 will die from it. >> and it affects so many people. it's a disease that really hits home and we try to bring more attention to it during the month of october. what should you do if you see something suspicious prior to or in between your mammogram. >> if something is identified on a breast exam, usually we recommend an imaging to help characterize it and help to guide further treatment. if something is identified on a mammogram or potentially an ultrasound, usually the patient at that point will undergo a biopsy. depending on what the findings are they will be referred to a surgeon. >> we can all imagine how overwhelming this would be. tell mow ab
collecting. about 125 million people do it and today is a big day. and here to tell me about it is steven connie, good morning to you. and happy stamp collecting month. >> thank you. it is a great time for all of us. >> reporter: it is every october and today you are issuing some pretty special stamps. tell me all about it. >> well our earth space stamps it aerial photographs of 15 iconic photographs around the united states. natural, agriculture and urban and these are very popular for everybody because they are beautiful stamps to put on your letters, they are great for educating children and even adults because each one has a story that you can look into more deeply. and stamp collectors love them too. >> reporter: and people that like to keep the postage rate the same, they love them because they are forever stamps. and you teamed up with nasa. we're here at the goddard space center and they have a couple of them but this is the first time you've done something like this? >> yeah, the first time. we cover all aspects of the united states but this is the first time we've done it this w
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